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Blanket Bay

New Zealand’s Ultimate Alpine Escape. Voted one of the world’s best luxury lodges


Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by some of New Zealand’s most remote and pristine wilderness - Blanket Bay is where relaxation and adventure meets luxury accommodation, unparalleled service and five star facilities. Unsurpassed comfort and service in a spectacular setting is what defines a stay at Blanket Bay. Grand stone-and-timber architecture with beamed ceilings, large open log fireplaces and floor to ceiling windows provide a true lodge experience. Whether you’re dining at the award winning resturant, relaxing by a fire or making the most of the gym and spa – Blanket Bay offers an unrivalled level of luxury accommodation and amenities for your stay.


Options for staying at Blanket Bay include the stone-and-timber main lodge with its intimate rooms and generous suites. Standalone chalets catering for those who would like their own space and privacy and The Villa providing an unparalleled level of luxury for small or large groups looking for the ultimate Blanket Bay experience. For families or groups looking for the ‘home away from home’ luxury retreat, the Owners Residence is available on request.


Showcasing New Zealand’s finest, fresh produce sourced from bespoke local purveyors. Dinner includes a daily changing five-course degustation menu cooked with passion, precision and flare. Chefs focus on respecting both producer and ingredients in delivering cuisine to excite the paalate. “Our philosophy is to utilise bright, vivid colours in dish presentation, deliver crisp, fresh, clean flavours and textural contrasts – soft, chewy, crunchy, firm, crisp. Contemporary in style, we loosely define our flavour of Cuisine as – ‘Euro Pacific’ – tamarind, curry, sumac, dukkah, chilli, cardamom, lemongrass, ginger, miso, lime, ponzu, pink pepper all feature often in our cooking alongside traditional European ingredients and techniques.


With world heritage areas Fiordland and Mt Aspiring National Park just minutes away by helicopter, Blanket Bay offers the perfect location for exploring everything this spectacular region has to offer. Jet-boat, horseback, fly-fishing, zip-line, Fun-Yak and hiking tours from the lodge are a small selection of what is offered. Further afield, enjoy a generous selection of world class wineries, art galleries, golf courses and shops.

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